Alice Driver is a postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City. She works with the Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte (CISAN) researching issues related to the ethics of the representation of violence in Mexico.. She received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the University of Kentucky, and wrote her dissertation on feminicide in Juárez, Mexico. She recently published "Ciudad Juárez as a Palimpsest: Searching for Ecotestimonios" in Pushing the Boundaries of Latin American Testimony: Meta-morphoses and Migrations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Her interview with author Charles Bowden is featured in the August 2011 edition of the Hispanic Research Journal.
In Juárez, mothers of disappeared and murdered daughters from the last two decades are following in a long tradition of Latin American mothers who have taken to the streets to protest the disappearance of their children. More »
A UN exhibit and seminar in Vienna marks a day devoted to ending violence against women. Alice Driver, whose photographs are included among the images, explains. More »
The author, who has conducted research in Mexico, offers a reality check on what could happen to U.S. women if the GOP succeeds in criminalizing abortion. More »